Employment

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Sevier County Humane Society is hiring a Full Time
Animal Care taker/Adoption Councilor

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Animal Care Taker/Adoption Councilor position is responsible for the daily care of our shelter animals by providing the animal’s basic care needs, but also to provide customer service to the public seeking to adopt. Job duties include daily cleaning of animal areas, feeding, monitoring animal health, assisting with restraint for medical procedures, giving vaccinations, drawing blood for tests, administering occasional medications, assorted other daily tasks, talking to the public and assisting them in finding the right pet for their family.

Qualifications Required:
– Valid TN Driver’s License and reliable transportation
– Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
– Basic computer knowledge
– Able to work independently as well as team work with others
– Able to lift up to 40lbs regularly, bend, be on your feet active for several hours
– Love of animals

This opening can be filled by a skilled experienced person or a non-experienced person eager to learn and be trained.

Work Environment: Environment can be dirty, wet and humid, Exposure to unpleasant odors, loud noises and chemicals, Work requires restraining, lifting, and carrying animals and cages, Exposure to pests such as fleas and ticks, Possibility of being bitten or scratched, Job requires standing for long periods of time, bending, squatting, reaching, and heavy lifting.

Questionnaire Questions to answer

Do you have your own reliable transportation each day?

When would you be able to start work here? (Give a start date)

Do you have any previous work experience with a veterinary clinic, dog boarding or grooming business, or another animal shelter? (Select one, then list the name and location)

Where?

Do you have specific reoccurring Hours or Days that you are NOT able to work? (Select one, and list when you CAN NOT work)

Where?

Are your own dogs and cats (if you have any) Spayed or Neutered aka “Fixed”? (Select one, if the answer is NO, please explain why not)

Why not?

Personal Information

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Are You A U.S. Citizen?

Have You Ever Been Convicted Of A Felony?

If Selected For Employment Are You Willing To Submit to a Pre-Employment Drug Screening Test?

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I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release.

Please explain, in a brief paragraph below, why you want to work for Sevier County Humane Society.